Judge Refuses To Dismiss Planned Parenthood Case

A lawsuit filed to keep state family planning money out of the hands of Planned Parenthood was thought to be over, but a circuit judge in Jefferson City has revived the case. Cole County Circuit Judge Byron Kinder won’t accept Attorney General Jay Nixon’s...

Senators Consider Waiting Period For Abortions

A bill mandating a 24-hour waiting period for having an abortion has been heard by a Senate committee. The bill also requires that doctors inform women about the abortion procedure. Missouri Right to Life supports the bill. But Planned Parenthood wonders about the...

Supreme Court rules on Planned Parenthood Case

A unanimous State Supreme Court has sent back a case challenging the right of Planned Parenthood to get state family planning money. In returning the case to Cole County Circuit Court, the Supreme Court insists Attorney General Jay Nixon choose sides. While...

Abortion rears its head again

There are arguments on both sides of the latest attempt to change the language of Missouri’s laws governing abortion. A bill introduced in the Senate would require a doctor to inform a woman wanting an abortion of studies showing a possible link between abortion...

Abortion ruling still in question

A state supreme court ruling has done little to clarify whether Planned Parenthood can be excluded from receiving state family planning money. The court has vacated a lower court ruling that found the legislature could restrict the money, but also returned the case to...
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